Yusuf Raza Gilani Archive

Challenge to be converted into opportunity to build new Pakistan, says Gilani: * PM says political parties should overcome petty issues, stand together * Government did not divert focus from flood relief despite criticism The continuing floods were devastating to the country, but the government was committed to converting the massive
Talibanisation of the heart — by Dr. Abbas Zaidi: Dr. Abbas Zaidi has shared this intellectual piece with us for LUBP. A slightly edited  version is published in Dailytimes today, we have posted it earlier from the newspaper, Now we are replacing it with the complete, unedited and
Review Zakir Majeed Baloch’s abduction and illegal detention- by Ali Baloch: When on 8th of June, 2009 Mr. Zakir Majeed, Visce Chairman BSO(Azad) were accompanied along with his friends Mr. Waheed And Mr. Basit were on way proceeding from Parangabad market to his friend Mr. Abdul Waheed house situated at
The river beyond- by Dr Mohammad Taqi: It may sound like a cliché but the late Munir Niazi’s words ring truer today than ever before: “Ik aur darya ka samna tha Munir mujh ko, Mein aik darya kay paar utra to mein ne dekha.” The translation
Hats off to the political leadership- By Raja Riaz: LAHORE: Kudos! The main leaders of the PPP and the PML-N have shown maturity by shunning their differences and joining hands to help the flood victims in all federating units of the country. Hats off to Prime Minister Yousaf
Extension, media and consensus: Pakistan army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, is to be given a three-year extension to his term of office to maintain continuity in the country’s battle against religious militants, a move that western analysts said would bolster Pakistan’s anti-terrorism
Pakistani Floods Affect Millions, But Level Of International Aid Pitiful- By Vilani Peiris: With monsoonal rains continuing, the worst flooding in Pakistan in 80 years is still spreading. Pakistani relief organisations and government agencies are stretched to the limit. Yet despite urgent appeals from the UN and other aid organisations, the level
The man who really matters in Pakistan – by Farzana Shaikh: Whatever David Cameron may say, looking both ways is by no means peculiar to Pakistan. For while Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari has looked the other way as his country drowns in the worst floods in living memory, the
The road to perdition- by Dr. Muhammad Taqi: First published in Daily Times In the Obama lexicon, the word victory does not exist in the Afghan context. Indications are there that the Pakistani security establishment has been outsourced the effort to tame the Taliban to allow the
Political homosexuality – by Dr Ayesha Siddiqa: Can I suggest that politics is also highly gendered. Just like things fall in the category of masculine and feminine, political ideology also has its types. Considering my own bias for the feminine, I would argue that there are
PM Gilani and CM Sharif, can you provide protection to this lady?: Related article: If I am missing – by Saeeda Diep Peace activist accuses intel agencies of harassment Staff Report LAHORE: Peace activist Saeeda Diep, founder of the Institute for Peace and Secular Studies, claimed on Wednesday that intelligence agencies
Will it be Judicial Dictatorship in Pakistan? by Amjad Rashid: It is very difficult to build something but it is very easy to destruct it. In our Islamic history, we find that the age of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) was 40 when he started spreading Islam. He was teased
Independent Media and Role of Bloggers: On 25th May 2010 Muhammad Malik in his program targetted LUBP because we had published the audio tape of Hamid Mir while talking to Punjabi Taliban. Muhammad Maalik urged PM Gillani to take action against the blog which has
God father of Pakistan’s conspiracy theorists returns to defend his prodigal sons – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Shaheen Sehbai, the God father of Pakistan’s conspiracy theorists has come out in defense of his prodigal sons i.e. Hamid Mir, Ansar Abbasi and Shahid Masood in his “Viewpoint” from Washington that was published in The News of May
Bravo Chief Justice! We look forward to your involvement in Army’s and Corporate Sector’s promotions too in the near future – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: I have tears of joy in my eyes when I see these “amazing” decisions being taken by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Yesterday’s decision to declare the Prime Minister’s decision to promote 54 senior civil servants from grade 21
Who is in control? What are you up to Mr Gilani?: PM Gilani honours PPP tormentor Dawn Reporter Saturday, 27 Mar, 2010 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani conferred the Nazria-i-Pakistan (posthumous) award on the late Lt-Gen Mujibur Rahman, one of Zia-era tormentors of the PPP. Gen Mujib was
The Taliban-e-Aala rules in Punjab – by PPP UK: ایوان صدر میں سیاسی بم اور پنجاب میں طالبان اعلی اصل میں آج ایک بھی ایسا شخص دنیا میں زندہ نہیں کہ جس نے حضرت امام حسن رضی اللہ عنہ اور امام حسین رضی اللہ عنہ کو دیکھا ھو
Time to wakeup for PPP- by H.A. Khan: If you have some love with the history and the current affairs of Pakistan, then it is very easy to assess some important things going around. Certain things that are happening around these days are making some more clarity towards
Do you see the difference between democratic People’s Party and fascist Muslim League?: By Omar Khattab in Lahore Yesterday Pakistan’s People’s Party once again gave evidence of its unflinching faith in democracy and peaceful co-existence. Despite the fact that egged on by the likes of Nawaz Sharif, the Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry
Hats off to Prime Minister Gilani – by PPP UK: Those who were hoping that PM Gilani will undermine the President of Pakistan / Co-Chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari, this is a message to you to shut your mouth and keep playing games if you want to but this
Laptop Warriors: Ayaz Amir presents two pressing challenges to the Supreme Court of Pakistan: < strong>While disregarding pawns of ‘the anti-democracy establishment’ (e.g. Dr Shahid Masood and Ansar Abbasi and other members of the Pakistani Taliban Union of Journalists (PTUJ)) as “laptop warriors” and “media samurais — of whom there are not a
Judiciary, executive on collision course? – by Cyril Almeida and Saleem Safi: Here are two articles on this topic by Cyril Almeida and Saleem Safi. Legally speaking By Cyril Almeida Lawyers tend to complicate things. Ask them to describe the colour red and soon you’ll be hearing about ‘vermilion’, ‘burnt sienna’
PM’s correct approach to address Balochistan issue: AFTER exhaustive discussions and interaction, which has been termed by some circles as unnecessary delay, the Government appears to be on the right track on the issue of Balochistan. Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani personally prioritised the issue
Who is Gilani trying to please? by Omar Khattab: Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani pulled an impossible, unthinkable surprise when yesterday in a joint press conference with Britain’s Gordon Brown in London he claimed that it was Baitullah Mehsud who was behind the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. Anyone
Gilani frustrates the opponents of President Zardari.: Agents of the anti-democracy establishment in Pakistani media and politics are indeed frustrated by the failure of their plans to create a rift between President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani. Here is an excerpt of
Nawaz Sharif’s (temporary) NRO for the wife of Yusuf Raza Gilani: After the “minus one” campaign, do you know who will be the next in line? Yes, it will be our very dear, (apparently) acceptable to Nawaz Sharif and ISI, Prime
Musharraf’s trial and Gilani’s first "khoba": A critical analysis: Musharraf on trial By Anwar Syed Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 (Dawn) STRIDENT calls for Gen Pervez Musharraf’s trial under Article 6 of the constitution have of late been coming from various individuals and groups. But he is not without
Don’t be fooled by the ISI-sponsored journalists, Prime Minister Gilani!:
Yusuf Raza Gilani, Amjad Ali Chajra and the chrages of corruption – by Khalid Masud Khan:
The ‘differences’ between Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani and President Asif Zardari and the Disinformation Cell – Abbas Ather:
Why did Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani dismiss his National Security Adviser Major General (retd) Mehmud Ali Durrani?: Durrani, a mysterious character? (By Abbas Ather)